Politics

Three standing so far for Waitaki

People wanting confirmation of who will be standing in the Waitaki electorate for the General Election will have to wait until Wednesday, August 27. A...

Labour set to open party office in Oamaru

The Labour Party candidate for Waitaki, Glenda Alexander, checked out her new Oamaru office on Friday. Together with Dunedin North MP Dr David Clark, she...

No objections to proposed Waitaki boundary changes

The public response to proposed changes to the Waitaki electorate boundaries suggest they will go ahead. Public submissions closed on December 23 and no objections...

Reforms ‘could help change drinking culture’

Changes to the supply and sale of alcohol will be a good way of preventing alcohol-related harm while not penalising responsible drinkers, the MP...

Dean’s rating rises

The annual rating of politicians has seen Waitaki National MP Jacqui Dean improve since last year. The poll is conducted by Christchurch-based Main Report which...

Minimal outcry over boundary change proposal

Residents have until December 23 to make a submission to the Electoral Commission about a proposal to shave off some of Waitaki's southern boundaries...

Greens urge public to vote

"Vote in the asset sale referendum," was the message Green Party MP Eugenie Sage was conveying in Oamaru yesterday. Ms Sage and Oamaru Green Party...
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